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The Relationship of Periodontal Health Recognition and Self Oral Hygiene Behaviors of Dental Clinic Inpatient
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  • Journal title : Journal of dental hygiene science
  • Volume 15, Issue 5,  2015, pp.666-672
  • Publisher : the Korean Society of Dental Hygiene science
  • DOI : 10.17135/jdhs.2015.15.5.666
 Title & Authors
The Relationship of Periodontal Health Recognition and Self Oral Hygiene Behaviors of Dental Clinic Inpatient
Jang, Ji-Eon;
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This paper was trying to investigate the periodontal health recognition and self oral hygiene behaviors and figure out that relationship. The results having analyzed 592 questionnaires returned patient who had visited the dental clinic which is selected randomly were following. There were relationships between the periodontal health recognition and self oral hygiene behaviors. Self oral hygiene behaviors were significantly high when, women did than men did, education level, subjective oral health status, and periodontal health recognition about managements were higher and periodontal health recognitions about treatment were lower. It was the periodontal health recognition that was influential the most in the independent variables. Therefore, knowledge related to the periodontal health should be educated to the patients visiting the dental clinic, and the patients should receive helps to perform self oral hygiene behaviors by inducing the transition of attitude to periodontal health.
Dental clinic;Periodontal health recognition;Self oral hygiene behaviors;
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